Events

17 January: Feast of Saint Anthony

17 January: Feast of Saint Anthony

17 January: Feast of Saint Anthony. Known as Saint Anthony "the Great" and the "Father of Monks", he was born in Egypt around the year 250 to distinguished parents. After their untimely deaths, he dedicated himself wholly to acts of mortification. One day in church...

Schedule Changes

Schedule Changes

Monday, 17 January No Mass, school (scheduled holiday), ministry or other events (basketball, etc) Tuesday, 18 January 12N Church and Office open with Latin EF Mass 6.30p Epiphany Blessing and Mass is cancelled School is virtual; no childcare Wednesday, 19 January...

9 January: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

9 January: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord

9 January: Feast of the Baptism of the Lord. Today, we celebrate the baptism of Christ in the Jordan by John the Baptist: a milestone event in the life of Jesus and in Christianity. This feast day is usually celebrated on the Sunday after the Feast of the Epiphany. It...

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God

The Solemnity of Mary, Mother of God is a holy day of obligation. Our Mass schedule is: 5p Vigil Mass on Friday, 31 December 10a on Saturday, 1 January 12n EF (Low Mass of the Circumcision) *EF = Extraordinary Form

Epiphany 2022

Epiphany 2022

Did you know that the Feast of the Epiphany on 6 January, known in the English speaking world as the Twelfth Night of Christmas, is actually far older than Christmas itself, and for centuries was celebrated with eight days, an Octave, of feasting afterwards?  The...

17-23 December: O Antiphons

17-23 December: O Antiphons

An ancient Christian tradition is to pray the O Antiphons during the Octave before Christmas. Sometimes called the Greater Antiphons, or the O’s of Advent, these seven responses are sung or recited before and after the Canticle of Mary (the Magnificat) at evening...

14 December: Saint John of the Cross

14 December: Saint John of the Cross

14 December: Saint John of the Cross. Born in 1542 as Juan de Yepes, he was the son of a poor silk weaver in Spain. His father was of noble birth but had married much beneath him and thus had been cut off by family. He had taken to silk weaving as a means of...